Uluberia II (community development block)

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Uluberia II (CD Block)
উলুবেড়িয়া II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Uluberia II (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Uluberia II (CD Block)
Uluberia II (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°29′40″N 88°05′07″E / 22.49444°N 88.08528°E / 22.49444; 88.08528
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Uluberia
Assembly constituency Uluberia Uttar, Uluberia Purba
Area
 • Total 24.32 sq mi (62.98 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 161,833
 • Density 6,700/sq mi (2,570/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 68.60 per cent
Website http://howrah.gov.in/

Uluberia II (community development block) is an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Uluberia police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kusberia. Santoshpur, Balaram Pota and Uttar Pirpur are urban areas in this block.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Baniban, a constituent panchayat of Uluberia II block, is located at 22°29′40″N 88°05′07″E / 22.494511°N 88.08519°E / 22.494511; 88.08519

Uluberia II community development block has an area of 62.98  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Uluberia II block/panchayat samiti are: Baniban, Basudevpur, Joargori, Khalisani, Raghudevpur, Tehatta-Kantaberia I, Tehatta-Kantaberia II and Tulsiberia.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Uluberia II block had a total population of 161,833, out of which 83,662 were males and 78,171 were females. Uluberia II block registered a population growth of 1.92 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Howrah district was 12.76 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4] Scheduled castes at 49,552 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 690.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Uluberia II block had a total literacy of 68.60 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 76.28 per cent female literacy was 60.38 per cent. Howrah district had a total literacy of 77.01 per cent, male literacy being 83.22 per cent and female literacy being 70.11 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Howrah district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Howrah District (16)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Village Panchayat Names of Howrah,West Bengal". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Howrah District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15.